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Cancer Care Symposium


Join us for the 21st Annual Cancer Care Symposium for Health Care Professionals.

Bottoms Up: Rectal Cancer Treatment

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 | 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Stockton Golf & Country Club, 3800 Country Club Blvd, Stockton, CA 95204
Cost: $29 (Includes dinner)
Credit: 3 CEUs for nurses, pharmacists and clinical laboratory
scientists, 3 CME/CE, 3 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™


Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

Rectal Cancer: A Medical Oncology Perspective
Instructor: Sunny Philip MD, Medical Oncology; Stockton Hematology and Oncology Medical Group
• Describe staging for rectal cancer
• Examine the approach and treatment of a patient with rectal cancer including preoperatively
and post-operatively 

Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer
Instructor: Kate Doerksen MS PA-C; Dignity Health, St. Joseph’s Cancer Institute
• Examine to role of radiation therapy treatment for rectal cancer treatment

The Surgical Approach to Colon and Rectal Cancer
Instructor: Jennifer J. McNeil MD Board Certified Colon and Rectal Surgery; Dignity Health Medical Group
• Discuss the surgical approach principles of both Colon and Rectal Cancer
• Analysis open verses laparoscopic verses robotic

    Register Today

    Register for the Cancer Care Symposium today by downloading the registration brochure and returning it, along with your payment to St. Joseph’s Learning Center, P.O. Box 213008, Stockton, CA 95213-9008. For more information, call St. Joseph’s Education Department at 209.467.6331.